Prince tickets went on sale at 10am this morning. That little man is a genius, and his strange ways must be examined in this light. I wanted to post a video of “When Doves Cry” because it’s a song that you really should sink your teeth into in a way that you possibly never have [...]
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December 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment
Guitarist Matty McLoughlin of the Soft Pack prefers delivering pizza to jerks from high school to getting yelled at by contractors in a Home Depot call center. He speaks now about eating pancakes at Prince’s house and his affinity for Steely Dan’s weird pervert comedy. This interview by Lainna Fader.
May 24th, 2010 · No Comments
October 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments
Dam-Funk grew up on “Scooby Doo” and sessioned for Westside Connection but his life’s work was and will be the stewardship of the true spirit of funk. He’s remixed Baron Zen and Animal Collective and he’s just about to release the 5XLP monster Toeachizown on Stones Throw. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
July 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment
Nino Moschella started out four-tracking funk-soul that sounded like Sly and Shuggie and Stevie in a mountain shack at midnight and exploded into fidelity once he visited the wider world. His newest Boomshadow is out now on Ubiquity. This interview by Daiana Feuer.
July 17th, 2009 · No Comments
Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple were (legendarily) the only people in North Carolina who bought Big Star albums the very first time around, and they’d team up most famously for the power-pop band the dB’s. (Stamey would also release Chris Bell’s 45 and Holsapple would go on to play with Hootie and the Blowfish!) They are now teamed up as a band with no official name. This interview by Dan Collins.
May 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Satan’s favorite party band is Midnight from Cleveland, who match the best parts of Venom and Motorhead with the sleazy visuals of the Mentors. They’re true members of the new black trash generation of bands—keeping the faith of rock ‘n’ roll metal and forsaking the trappings of over-technical playing and production. This interview by John Henry.
April 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Bob Mould was the guitarist and singer of Hüsker Dü and Sugar before striking out on his own solo career and Dean Spunt and Randy Randall are the L.A. duo No Age. We asked them to interview each other after they played NoisePop together and before they both played Coachella. This is the complete version of this interview.
February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments